5/27/13, Philadelphia: The Orchestra’s train to New York City boards at 30th St. Station on the first leg of the 2013 Residency and 40th Anniversary Tour of China. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/27/13, Philadelphia: Violinist Paul Arnold arrives (sunglasses and suitcase in tow) at 30th St. Station, eager and ready for the tour to begin. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/27/13, Philadelphia: Acting Assistant Principal Violin Amy Oshiro-Morales, Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales, and their daughter, Victoria, await the Orchestra’s train at 30th St. Station. Victoria is a pro—this is her second time visiting China with the Orchestra. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/27/13, en route to New York: English horn player Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia (standing), Operations and Personnel Assistant Mari Putney (center), and Interim Orchestra Manager Kate Kammeyer pour over Residency and Tour schedules on the train to New York. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/27/13, New York City: Orchestra musicians and tour personnel arrive at New York’s Penn Station. One step closer to the official bon voyage! Photo by Jan Regan.
5/27/13, New York City: Orchestra musicians gather outside New York’s Penn Station awaiting the arrival of their buses, which will take them to their hotel. It will be important to get some shut-eye tonight, as they leave first thing in the morning for China. Photo by Jan Regan.